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Korean Biofuel Maker Eyes IMO2020 Fuels' Market
by Ship Bunker
Thursday, December 12, 2019

SK Chemicals starts trials of bunker fuel biofuel blends.

Kaohsiung: Tight Barging Schedule Reported
by Ship Bunker
Thursday, December 12, 2019

No deliveries for 380 cst at the Taiwanese port on or before December 16.

Polarcus awarded seismic project in Brazil
by Jason Jiang
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Dubai-based offshore survey specialist Polarcus has been awarded a marine seismic acquisition program in Brazil. The program will commence in the third quarter of 2020 with a duration of around ten months. The scope comprises 4D acquisition in obstructed areas with a multi-azimuth component. At the end of November, Polarcus also secured an XArray marine […]

Liners accused of blatant profiteering as 90% variance in low sulphur surcharges is revealed
by Sam Chambers
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Low sulphur surcharges implemented by the world’s top liners from the start of this month vary by as much as 90%, according to research carried out by Aphaliner. According to Alphaliner’s survey of the carriers’ surcharges on the Asia to North Europe route, the surcharges applied on December 1 range from a low by MSC […]

US now exporting more crude by sea than it imports
by Sam Chambers
Thursday, December 12, 2019

October marked the first month in which the US exported more crude oil by sea than it imported, with exports reaching a new record of 12.95m tonnes, according to data from international shipowning organisation, BIMCO. The huge geopolitical and tanker change looks set to continue, BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, has told Splash. Imports, […]

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Clipper Oil is a worldwide wholesaler of marine fuels and lubricant oils specializing in supplying vessels throughout the Pacific Ocean. Operating internationally from our headquarters in San Diego, California, USA, we serve the bunkering needs of all sectors of the marine market. This includes fishing fleets, ocean-going yachts, cruise ships, cargo ships, military/government/research vessels, and power plants.

Clipper-Shipyard-SupplyClipper Oil’s predecessor, Tuna Clipper Marine, was founded in 1956 by George Alameda and Lou Brito, two pioneers in the tuna fishing industry. Tuna Clipper Marine’s first supply location was in San Diego, California, USA where they serviced the local fishing fleet.

Established in 1985, Clipper Oil was formed to serve the needs of marine customers in the Western Pacific as vessels shifted their operations from San Diego. Clipper Oil has been a proven supplier of quality marine fuels, lubricants, and services to the maritime community for over 25 years, serving many ports throughout the Pacific Ocean. We maintain warehouses in Pago Pago, American Samoa; Majuro, Marshall Islands; and Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. We also have operations in the Eastern Pacific in Balboa/Rodman, Panama and Manta, Ecuador. We supply marine vessels and service stations with fuel, lubricant oil, salt, and ammonia. We also supply our customer’s vessels with bunkers at high-seas through various high-seas fuel tankers in all areas of the Pacific Ocean.

The Tuna Clipper Marine Pier
in San Diego Bay (1980).
Throughout the years, Clipper Oil has grown from a small marine distributor in San Diego to a worldwide supplier of marine fuels and lubricants. Clipper Oil offers a broad diversity of products and services and are active buyers and suppliers of petroleum products. It is this combination that gives us the edge in market intelligence needed to develop the best possible pricing for our clients.

Our daily monitoring of both the current and future oil market enables our customers to take advantage of market pricing on an immediate basis. This enables Clipper Oil to provide the best current and long term pricing for our customers.

Clipper Oil supplying the USCG Rush ex.
pipeline at the fuel dock
in Pago Pago, American Samoa (2013).
Clipper Oil offers the following to our customers:

All of the products we supply meet international specifications and conform to all local regulations.

With our many years of experience in the marine sector, Clipper Oil understands the attention to detail and operational performance vessels require during each port of call.

As a proven reliable and reputable supplier of marine fuel and lubricants, we welcome the opportunity to meet your vessel's needs. Please contact us for all of your marine energy and petroleum needs.

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